An unknown compound Xis one of the three compounds listed in the table below.

An unknown compound Xis one of the three compounds listed in the table below. A mixture of Xwith lauricacid melts at 41-44°C, a mixture of Xwith 4-ethylphenolmelts at 31-40°C, a mixture of X with 3,4-dimethoxybenzaldehydemelts at 26-35°C, and a mixture of Xwith 2,4-dichlorophenolmelts at 34-40°C. Give the identity of Xand explain your reasoning.

lauric acid 42-44 m.p

4-ethylphenol 42-44 m.p

3,4-dimethoxybenzaldehyd 43-45 m.p

2,4-dichloropheno 44-46 m.p

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